Real Housewives of Orange County - RHOC Shannon Beador

Doing It On Her Own! How Shannon Beador Plans to Make Money After Her Split With David!

We all know that Shannon Beador was a pretty kept woman. Shannon obviously was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker; however when it came to bringing home the bacon; well that was clearly David’s job. Shannon is used to living a life of luxury with designer goods, two kitchens and million dollar homes. So with the pending split with her hubby David, it’s no shocker that Shannon is thinking of her next step.

David is worth a lot, and I’m sure Shannon will be well taken care of; however like many modern woman Shannon is already thinking of ways she can make some money on her own.

If you recall, Shannon has dreamed of owning her own organic restaurant and this season it seemed to be coming together. Now that she and David are no longer together Shannon revealed that David is no longer helping her out with her dream. On a recent episode of WWHL, Shannon revealed that:

“Well, at this point, my husband is not financing the restaurant anymore. So we’re ready to go, the menu is set, so I’m looking for investors right now. But I’m close.”

We know from previous interviews that her logo is going to have nine lemons so maybe Yolanda Hadid can help out? Yo is all about the lemons, holistic lifestyle and empowering single women!

In all honesty I admire Shannon for starting her own business even if David is no longer investing. With her girls getting older and separating with David, I think it’s important for Shannon to learn to stand on her own two feet. I do think the restaurant industry is super risky and it can be difficult to make holistic/all natural foods as appetizing as let’s say – pizza. However, it is California where everyone is obsessed with organic foods and healthy lifestyles so maybe it will be a hit! Either way, it looks like Shannon has a story line for next season…

Do you think Shannon should move forward with her restaurant? Thoughts on David no longer investing?

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  • bettyjva

    I’m new so be kind. I think Shannon comes from money. I’m sure early on David’s business benefited from her money. She deserves at least half and if she wants to open a restaurant, great. I wish her well.

    • Rain

      Team shannon ??? luv your comment

  • Tapestry10

    Calling Shannon a “kept woman” is an outrageous libel. It’s the same as calling her a prostitute. How dare you? She is his wife, not his concubine. Where do you get the gall to say such a thing?

  • Adam

    I like David he was done with Shannon years ago

  • ?????????Ð?????

    Shannon brought the money into the relationship, she’s not a kept woman imo. I don’t want her to do this restaurant thing. For many reasons and paramount among them……it’s not her milieu. Shannon is not known for being calm and collected and for her to get involved in such a chaotic business venture while she is splitting from David makes me very uneasy. She needs to get her family life in order, get some much needed therapy have a few come to Jesus moments and do “her” for awhile. This has STRESS written all over it and we all know how Shannon handles stress, NOT WELL BITCH!! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/769b13aba0693a75429e475d603a4e4d976006252d174c8f29518798f903ae49.gif https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/7b574e894d428bf44751372abf424620414c8d0c25abe078c229507d3f77a14a.gif

    • Rain

      HILARIOUS ? ??. Love her but ITA with you

      • ?????????Ð?????

        You know I want her to succeed but if she moves forward with this stupid restaurant idea. I fear all hope is lost. 🙁

        • Kirby

          Truth . Not a good idea

  • BM Barbie

    Shannon’s fine. She has plenty of family money.

    • Rain

      Yes ?

  • Kirby

    FUCHESS where are you? ??

    • ?????????Ð?????

      Yes, where is the divine FUCHESS!!!

      • Kirby

        I don’t know ???? How are you bae ? All good ? ?

        • ?????????Ð?????

          Alles ist gut, wie ist es mit dir gut aussehend??

          • Kirby

            das Leben ist gut ?? immer froh, dich zu sehen

  • DeeDeeSD

    Shannon earns hundreds of thousands of dollars for every season of OC, and she comes from a wealthy family. She will be just fine.

  • Kirby

    Shannon doesn’t know what she’s getting into . I don’t want her SL to be a bad restaurant launch

    • ~Medusa~

      What do you think she could have as a good SL?

      All I can picture is watching Shannon go bar hopping with Kelly, bemoaning their exes and the single life. I can’t even picture seeing Shannon on a date with a fix-up. She’d be peering at the hapless fellow with a critical eye. The man would be sweating bullets because he’s bored and wants to bolt.

      • Kirby

        ??I am praying to God her SL won’t be more bitterness towards David, who he’s dating , how he doesn’t see the kids often

        Bravo will push the 2 girls bar hopping and dating scenario but these 2 can’t pull it off to look watchable IMO . Sorry ???

        • Rain

          Oh Kirby you disappoint me ????

        • ~Medusa~

          Joining Bravo is a curse. The cast members’ personal lives suffer in one way or another. The network needs to reboot.

          • Kirby

            Encouraging other cast members to dig for dirt or make outlandish accusations have ruined these shows . I understand the logic that these characters sign on willingly , but that’s no excuse to eviscerate someone or their spouse . All of us have skeletons so let’s not go overboard

            • Rain

              Agreed ??

        • Rain

          Kirby , those would be natural feelings that most women would feel after a divorce. I know viewers are tired of it but that may be her reality ?????

          • ?????????Ð?????

            Very true!! She’s going to be going through all sorts of turmoil but for once, I want Shannon to keep this off camera. Give us updates but don’t divulge the nitty gritty.

        • ?????????Ð?????

          David Schmavid, I hope she never mentions him. I know it’s too much to ask for but I hope she keeps it to a minimum. The less she dwells on the assclown the sooner she can move on.

          • Kirby

            ???? Im on board . The next season should be about her and her daughters and not what David is doing or not doing . Don’t want David to make any appearances on the show anymore

      • ?????????Ð?????

        I know people are saying they would love to see Shannon date but not me. First of all, it will be too soon and I have a feeling it would more than cringeworthy. She needs to take time for herself, at least a year imo to get it together before she moves forward in the dating scene. That’s what I want to see from Shannon next season, taking things into her own hands, addressing her issues i.e. therapy, stop/slow down with the drinking, addressing her health issues, getting into a house she’s loves and learning to love herself, which she clearly doesn’t at this point.

      • Rain

        Happy Friday Medusa ??????

    • ?????????Ð?????

      Just said the same thing. Owning and running a restaurant is such a high stress vocation/job/business. Shannon needs to get her ducks in order before she ever thinks about opening anything and a restaurant is the last venture this woman needs to be involved in. Open a Holistic store of some sort, call it “Nine Lemons”.

      • Kirby

        Truth ?????? I want her to succeed . The restaurant business is risky and I like your Holistic store idea much better . She doesn’t need to make any rash decisions right away

  • ~Medusa~

    The restaurant business is one of the most difficult for many reasons. It’s the reason that most new restaurants fold within the first 5 years, if they last that long. David had no experience in that industry. So, other than agreeing to give Shannon some of THEIR money, his input would be zero. She can’t turn to her cast mates for financial assistance, either. (Albeit, Heather wanted to open HER own restaurant with Chef Fabio from Top Chef fame. Whatever happened to that plan?) If Shannon seriously believes she knows what she’s doing, then she can get loans from banks, like other start ups do.

    • Rain

      ?? I was saying below how hard restaurant business is! GMTA again ?

      • ~Medusa~

        ****GMTA**** ~~ Good Thursday Morning, Sunshine!!!!

        • Rain

          ???? I could use some sunshine (you)!! Had our first huge rain storm of the season

          Good Thursday xoxo

          • ~Medusa~

            Yeah, it’s cloudy & raw here, too. In spite of the weather, have a great day!!!

            • Rain

              Oh yes I will ?? you do same ???

              • ~Medusa~

                I shall. It’s fleece pullover, gloves & scarves weather at the moment. I’m ready for everything!

                • Rain

                  Hot cocoa and MSNBC ?

                  • ~Medusa~

                    I need a breaky-break from MSNBC. The “breaking news” is making me Krrrrazy!!! Last night, I literally fell asleep to the name Roy Moore reverberating through my hollow head.

                    • Rain

                      Mind blogging how ‘conservatives’ are now perfectly fine voting for such a man! Seems ‘religion’ has changed quite a bit since my early years in Catholic school ??

                    • ?????????Ð?????

                      Oh noooooooo. The stuff nightmares are mad of!!

                      OMG I’m watching the WH Briefing and one of the reporters asked Sarah Hillbilly Sanders if Moore is a creep!! Of course she couldn’t give a straight answer! LOLOLOLOLOL
                      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/856718e73682d05cbe6d3c486b48161b55dff5bcb8a5faad595bc8d921c153c9.gif

                    • Sugar Mama

                      ??? that pic! Aahahahaha

                    • BravoCueen

                      How is calling somebody a hillbilly not disparaging their heritage? Is it ok to say “spic” “wetback” “darkie”? I generally look past such “ist” attitudes, but southern people have rights too.

            • Kirby

              Cloudy here too grrrrr

          • Kirby

            Stay warm Mother ???

        • Kirby

          I like sunshine I’m gonna use it ???

    • samael

      Good morning Medusa!

      I never even factored in – what you did..excellent post and observations. I think if the restaurant is filmed in #RHOC that would help with the finances as well. With Shannon doing this on her own,wow..I have a feeling that means we will see more of the girls on camera..cuz..as you stated..that industry is killer!

      Good and positive storyline for Shannon for sure.

      • ~Medusa~

        Hi there, samael!!! Thanks for the compliment. If you’re right that Shannon can make her “dream” happen, then it would be a far better story line than I had in mind. All I can picture is Shannon & Kelly wobbling from bar to bar, complaining in their drinks. They would morph into RHOC version of RHONY’s raMOANer & SonJa; a couple of loony drunks. Your version is much more interesting!!!! LOL

        • Kirby

          Oh they would totally be drunks???? they kinda are already

        • samael

          you’re welcome Medusa

          what a vision..??? those two wobbling from “that restaurant” back to Kelly’s home..I forget, is this the home she said she sold already?

          There’s plenty of room for your version..only so much you can do around a restaurant..

          • ~Medusa~

            Oooohhhh,,,, There could be a crossover section where Shannon consults with LVP for advice. Shannon should bring her notebook to take notes.

            • samael

              LVP would totally help Shannon!

    • Kirby

      I think Shannon is out of her depths here TBH. There is no shortage of organic food restaurants in OC . She needs not only backers but people who know about running a restaurant

      • ~Medusa~

        I wondered what her credentials were, beyond liking the idea of an organic restaurant. If she requires both backing and brains to run it, then SHE is of no importance or value to the project. That is, her partners wouldn’t need HER.

        • Kirby

          I wonder if this idea started when Shannon thought that was something that she and David can do together to save their marriage . Unless there is something about her that we don’t know , this doesn’t seem like a savvy business decision

          • ~Medusa~

            Hmmmm…. There’s an idea. “David & I would launch a restaurant together. It would be like having a baby.”
            Obviously, Dave DaBore wasn’t keen on it from its inception. He’d rather “work out”. I wonder with whom? LOL
            Shannon did get one thing right. In her first season, she declared that “Orange County has the highest divorce rate. It’s at 70%.” S & D fall into that statistic.

            • Kirby

              Truth ???? It’s exactly like when couples in trouble think having another baby will help

              David checked out years and probably kept nodding and agreeing to all of Shannon’s ideas because he knew he wasn’t going through with any of them .
              David ‘worked out’ with more than we know of I assure you

              • ~Medusa~

                Exactly!!!! When Shannon first stepped onto the OC set, she complained of her crumbling marriage. After going through all kinds of mental gymnastics, she ended up right where she started – marital breakdown. The main difference, she added 40lbs of guilt. However, to her credit, she finally seems ready to offload 150lbs of disappointment. If they can remain civil, that’s a huge win. Eventually, they may even end up as ‘friends”…

                • Kirby

                  I sometimes think Shannon is a victim of this particulatar brand of zen mentality that thinks airing your problems in detail and talking about every wrong is the way to healing . Clearly it didn’t work here

                  Do we have any evidence that her personality will be any better or different post divorce ? I certainly hope so and want her to succeed . Wish there was a reset button or a way to pretend that Shannon is a new divorced wife just joining the show ? maybe if she would’ve joined at this point in her life , viewers would’ve seen her in a much different light without all the David crap

                  • Rain

                    You’re being too harsh Kirb! Just give her a chance next season and see how she is versus assuming the worst ?????

                    • Kirby

                      ???????? I will give her a chance Mother ??

            • Rain

              The other right thing she did was divorcing David ?

            • ?????????Ð?????

              I never got the impression Shannon wanted to open this business as a way to do something together with David. It felt more like this is her way of showing others, including David she has the ability to do something other than being a stay at home mom. I also feel she chose the idea of a natural/organic restaurant for one reason, she wants to lose weight. It might be something she is interested in, cooking holistically/naturally/organically but she doesn’t have a true passion for something like this. I think her interests would be more well served if she opened up a crystal/natural/homeopathy shoppe of some sort and call it Nine Lemons.

          • Rain

            Good point Kirby ?

            • Kirby

              ???

        • Rain

          Like I said below , if she could find a partner like LVP that would be excellent

    • ?????????Ð?????

      I also always wondered what happened with Heather’s restaurant. Personally I think she realized it was too much to take on while she was doing the HW’s and the sheen might have rubbed off and she’ no longer interested in such a venture. People seem to think having their own restaurant is some kind of funhouse job, far from it!

      • swizzle

        I think the goal on that one was always a pitch for a reality show centered around her friends and the restaurant. I think I heard her say they had pitched that as a show, but producers came back and wanted her for HWs.

        • ?????????Ð?????

          Thanks for the info!

  • samael

    Good morning Lydia, I disagree with “Shannon is a kept woman”

    Dulores from #RHNJ her ex pays

    – all her bills
    – finances renovation of her home
    -she had zero income
    – he financed 100% her business

    I think I remember Shannon arranging business meetings, plus she has income from #rhoc..Shannon is not a kept woman.

  • Rain

    I don’t know about Shannon having been a ‘kept’ woman but ol ?.

    I am team Shannon but the restaurant business is really hard and competitive…I wish her all the best of luck ??
    She needs someone like LVP who has restaurant experience to be involved with her. Or maybe Jeff Lewis ?

  • Vita40

    Well being that Shannon came into the marriage with more funds than David, and provided him with money to start his business, I’m sure she will be fine.
    And side note, not everyone in California is obsessed with eating healthy/organic food & healthy lifestyle… Love the stereotypes.

  • jonnell

    I wish her luck as well. But in all honesty, i doubt she is all that worried. If I get a divorce I would be worried but she and David are reportedly were worth 20 Million. Enjoy life.

  • rhfan

    Not surprised Davids no longer funding the restaurant, why continue the stress when you don’t have to? LOL, divorced people shouldn’t go into biz together. I wish Shannon luck!